Tom Jackson

Based In: Canada

Tom Jackson claims music is his first love. It was the social heartbeat of his early family life, and after being handed a guitar at age 10, he is rarely seen without a six-stringed instrument by his side. He has recorded 15 albums and the latest one – ‘Twas in the Moon of Wintertime –was released in 2011.

Artist: Tom Jackson

Indigenous Summer Music Festival Guide 2012

It’s summer 2012 and RPM has another guide to Indigenous musicians representing at music festivals this year.
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Tom Jackson Travels to Attawapiskat

Legendary Cree singer, musician, actor and activist Tom Jackson visited the northern community of Attawapiskat as the last stop of his 2011 Christmas tour. He brought a camera crew with him, including Algonquin filmmaker Caroline Monnet, and here is the short, moving documentary they created about their visit. …read more »

2011 Canadian Aboriginal Music Award Winners

The 13th Annual Canadian Aboriginal Music Awards (CAMAs) celebrated the best in Indigenous music last weekend in Toronto and we have a list of winners.
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Top 10 Indigenous Music Events: July 8-10, 2011

As we head into the heart of the summer music season, there are plenty of Indian gatherings, powwows, and Indigenous musical performances taking place across Turtle Island.  …read more »